Opportunities and Events October 2011

Opportunities Input sought on Government Support to Business

The Minister for Business, Enterprise, Technology and Science has set up an independent Micro-Business Task and Finish Group to provide her with advice and recommendations on the development and implementation of a Micro-Business Strategy for Wales.

The group is currently gathering evidence to inform the development of the strategy and, as part of this evidence gathering phase, it has developed a short questionnaire for completion by those wishing to feed into the work in hand.

Today is the last day of the questionnaire which may be accessed at the following link: https://web.questback.com/nationalassemblyforwales/gizpoqqi87 and by typing in the following Password: J7fvhqyBxU. NB Please type the password as opposed to cutting and pasting. The Group would very much value your contribution to this survey, which will be open for responses until 31st October 2011. e-Crime Wales Summit, 2 November 2011, Cardiff City Stadium.


The cost of e-Crime to the Welsh economy could be £1billion a year. Are you protected? High-profile speakers from Sophos, Blackberry and NBC Universal have already been lined up with more to be revealed as the Summit approaches. For more information click here International Company of the Year The South Wales Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2011 will bring together the best businesses throughout Wales. Enter your business to be in with a chance of winning a share of £50,000: The closing date for entries is 2nd November. For more information click here Forthcoming Events Schedule Personnel & HR Update - With Nigel Harrison of Hatchers Solicitors Nigel Harrison from Hatchers solicitors will be addressing the latest employment law issues and advising on Legal Compliance and Best Practice. Nigel will be giving valuable practical advice on the latest developments. If you have a particular concern this is an opportunity for advice. Nigel's sessions are always practical and sensible and are very popular so please book early. This is an excellent opportunity to network with other members and share ideas, problems and best practice. Booking is essential; places are limited so reserve your place now You can book online HERE or contact MWMG on 01686 628778.

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Kenneth Rees